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Aselmeyer, Norman – Journal of Educational Media, Memory and Society, 2022
This article is concerned with the memory of the Uganda Railway in Kenya. Built during the heyday of British imperialism at the end of the nineteenth century, the colonial railway has been a highly contested infrastructure. Drawing on museum exhibitions, public speeches, and publications, the article argues that the main narrative of the railway…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transportation, Power Structure, Whites
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Moormann, Emma – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2020
This paper investigates the implications of some social anarchists' views on education for thinking about authority, educational paternalism and compulsory schooling. In the first part of the paper, some key concepts in social anarchist theory will be introduced in order to demonstrate the importance of education for social anarchists. The paper…
Descriptors: Political Power, Personal Autonomy, Political Attitudes, Educational Philosophy
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Miller, David B.; Jennings, Emily; Angelo, Jenn – Journal of Social Work Education, 2021
This article highlights the importance of social work participation in the political arena through the seeking of elected office. Social workers have a rich history of involvement in political activities, yet little is known about social workers holding elected office. Through a review of the literature, this article has found that social workers…
Descriptors: Social Work, Public Officials, Political Power, Caseworkers
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Da'as, Rima'a; Zibenberg, Alexander – Educational Review, 2021
The present review discusses the influence of national culture and socio-political processes on teachers' perceptions in divided societies, which are structurally unable to meet minority groups' basic human needs for identity, inclusion and equality. To establish our assumptions, we use the case of Israel to demonstrate that socio-political…
Descriptors: Leadership, Theories, Cultural Influences, Teacher Attitudes
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Bladh, Daniel – Studies in the Education of Adults, 2022
Political parties are often construed as playing an imperative role in democratic systems. However, what happens inside a party once people have joined as members and during their continued engagement is underexplored in research. This paper investigates the organisation of party education within political parties in Sweden and how political…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Group Membership, Citizen Participation, Elections
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Dreher, John H. – Forum on Public Policy Online, 2019
It might appear that the limits of toleration are so obvious that there is hardly a need to define them. Surely evil should not be tolerated. On the other hand, whatever is good should not only be tolerated but also encouraged. What is neither good nor evil should be tolerated; lest freedom of action and thought be impaired unnecessarily. Yet,…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Decision Making, Prosocial Behavior, Moral Values
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Rizvi, Fazal – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2022
In recent years, many populist leaders and parties have succeeded in taking over the levers of state power, in spite of the fact that much of their political rhetoric in opposition expresses anti-state sentiments. This paper examines how populist leaders and parties in Asia have been able to use the institutions of the state, including education,…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Political Power, Government School Relationship, Cross Cultural Studies
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Huang, Wei; Yao, Panpan; Li, Fan; Liao, Xiaowei – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
This paper documents the structure and operations of student governments in contemporary Chinese higher education and their effect on college students' political trust and party membership. We first investigate the structure and power distribution within student governments in Chinese universities, specifically focusing on the autonomy of student…
Descriptors: Student Government, Higher Education, Trust (Psychology), Political Influences
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Gearon, Liam; Kuusisto, Arniika – Power and Education, 2018
This article provides a theoretical frame to structure methodological approaches to examining religious authority in education. It does so by examining the complex, overlapping relationship between secular and religious authority and the institutional power of education evident through responses to issues of cultural expression. The political…
Descriptors: Religion, Power Structure, Foreign Countries, Leaders
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Yu, Tianlong – Chinese Education & Society, 2020
This paper examines the challenges and possibilities facing democratic citizenship education in China. It starts by taking on the increasing political repression under Xi's regime and how it is marginalizing or silencing democratic discourses. Then it examines the rising economically-driven populist nationalism in China, and how it complicates the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democracy, Citizenship Education, Confucianism
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Öztunc, Mustafa; Pierre, Marc-Henry – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2021
Media freedom and independence are the pillars of a given democratic society. Since the media makes up the bridge between the political authority and the public opinion, its independence is crucial for the survival of democracy. However, the history of the media has always been paved with obstacles of different kinds. This paper examines the…
Descriptors: Mass Media, Freedom, Barriers, Democracy
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Roberts, Scott L.; Clabough, Jeremiah – Social Studies, 2021
U.S. politics has been primarily focused on the exploration of presidential power. People have engaged in traditional Master Narratives with the examination of U.S. Presidents where their actions are elevated and the catalysts for seismic societal changes. What is not examined in as much detail is legislative power wielded by members of the House…
Descriptors: Racial Segregation, Legislators, Social Studies, United States History
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Goirigolzarri Garaizar, Jone; Landabidea Urresti, Xabier – Language Policy, 2020
The handling of linguistic diversity in the Basque Autonomous Community has been an area of constant political debate since the establishment of the Basque-Spanish co-official linguistic regime and the introduction of a process to revitalize Euskara (the Basque language) in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Much of that debate has materialized in…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Language Minorities, Geographic Regions, Spanish
Aydindag, Didem – Journal of Educational Psychology - Propositos y Representaciones, 2021
With a particular rise since the turn of the millennium, cyber-security become one of the most important security sector in contemporary security politics. Despite this, the convergence of cyberspace and security has mostly been analyzed within the context of technical areas and had been neglected in the political realm and international relations…
Descriptors: National Security, Information Security, Foreign Countries, International Relations
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Byrne, Steven – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2020
In a context of increasing linguistic and cultural diversity and political uncertainty in Catalonia, this article reports on a research project which set out to explore the attitudes of members of independence organisations operating in the city of Girona toward the Catalan and Spanish languages. This study approaches language attitudes through…
Descriptors: Language Attitudes, Cultural Pluralism, Political Attitudes, Romance Languages
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